netop

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Narragansett netoup, netop (my friend, companion). Compare Abenaki nidôba (my friend).

Noun[edit]

netop (plural netops)

  1. (US, New England dialect, possibly archaic) Friend.

Usage notes[edit]

Formerly used by colonists when greeting Native Americans.

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Danish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

netop

  1. precisely [this]; [this] very
    Det er ironisk nok netop denne egenskab der forhindrer dem i at fortsætte.
    It is, ironically enough, precisely this property that prevents them from continuing.
    It is, ironically enough, this very property that prevents them from continuing.
  2. just, just now
    Han var netop gået da du bankede på.
    He had just left when you knocked.
    Synonyms: lige, just